Live-Talk of Fri. May 21

Mater Domini Mask: the art of mask making in Venice

Who is Mater Domini Mask

Located in Venice, Mater Domini is an artisan workshop of masks, totally hand-made and hand-painted with the following materials: papier-mache ( wool paper, glue, water) and ceramic, tempera paints, water and acrylic, gold leaf, feathers, water-based paints, trimmings, cloth, lace, buttons.
They organize also courses for decoration of masks.

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Description

We will meet Michela Franceschini and her family and discover the ancient art of mask making and the long tradition of Carnival. In Campo Mater Domini since 1996, Michela will explain how a real papier-mâché mask is made, from the creation to the various decoration techniques and some curiosities and notions on the history of the mask.

 

Interviewed by

Monica Gambarotto

Monica Gambarotto | Live-in-Venice Week 2021

Venice Certified Professional Tourist Guide

Event Detail


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